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between 2 and 2.25 like it used to be bouncing between 1.75 and 2. it will just kind of keep doing th that. >> is it healthy -- is it healthy -- >> the interest rate spike will mean too much on the balance sheet. >> is it healthy that the only driver has been the federal reserve? >> that's it. decrease the quantitative easing. that's when we'll see the real spike. if interest rates go up to 2.25% because people are taking money out of equities and the economy is growing a little bit better, that's fine. it's when we start to see incremental tightening at the fed. >> we need some qe from the private sector. >> tightening from the fed? >> good luck on that. >> not getting it though, jeff. >> well, i know. >> they believe in what they are doing, and it hasn't helped the economy. >> we know we have somebody holding our hand so there's no point in doing it. until they step out of the way, there's nothing to trigger those animal spirits. >> great conversation. appreciate it. see you soon. >> meanwhile, legendary investor jim rogers is, now short a certain investment. we'll find out what that is,
from the street. good to see everybody. thanks so much for joining us. >> thanks, maria. >> scott, let me kick it off with you. what's behind this move in stocks? >> this year is off to a lot better start. i don't know if you heard the applause in the background when the bell rang. people are happy. we're at 14,000, a touch over. i think the market, myself not to put a damper on things, i think the market is a little ahead of itself. i think it's going to be higher than this at year end, but right now this is a pretty darn good jump from december 3 isst until now. the question is does it keep going. harry dent, where are you on this? >> we've been looking for the market to go higher until mid-year. i'm looking at 1,600 or near on the s&p, 15,000 or near on the dow. i think before you get there though you do get a more substantial pullback before you get a likely top. i mean, right now, things are good. we got over the fiscal cliff. we knew we would rally after that. i don't see this rally going to major heights this year or a lot higher because earnings are decelerating, and now intere
this. you're always exposed to. but here at the hodges funds, we'll use the selloff to buy great businesses on sale. so we are seeing a lot of opportunities out there. >> rick santelli, what about that trade coming out of fixed increase going into stocks? are you a believer or no? is it gaining traction or no? you don't have evidence of it? >> no. i personally don't see a huge sector change. i think it's always going to be out there. and i think with a lot of money sidelined, it's just putting money to work. many believe it's going to end up in equities. to be up 12 basis points in a five year to date or 21 basis points in a ten, as large as that may sound, i don't think that's near the big horse power ultimately that trade could generate. on the rating agencies, you know, it sounds a lot like sour grapes. i think the rating agency made a bunch of blunders. they're not going after him. he was highly aware of what was going on in derivatives. when we were downgraded from aaa. it seems like that's what was -- the time period some of these early talks about this developed. seems lik
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